If you’re looking for the best auto repair service in Hilton Head, SC then Station
One is the place to go. For over 20 years Station One has been providing
outstanding service and name brand products for their customers. As a AAA
Approved Auto Repair facility, you can trust that you will get a quality job,
performed right the first time. The auto repair services are affordable and are
completed by highly trained, ASE Certified technicians. Whether you drive a car,
truck, SUV, or alternative fuel vehicle, let the trained professionals at Station One
assess your vehicles needs and get you a reliable estimate.
At Station One, we want to be the project manager for your vehicles repairs and
maintenance needs. It is always important that you keep up with your vehicles
routine service. We specialize in providing the right maintenance program for
your vehicle, so that you will avoid costly, unnecessary breakdowns. Station One
always wants to make sure your vehicle is performing at its best.
In a manual transmission, the responsibility of the clutch is to engage and disengage the transmission from the engine. A clutch in a manual transmission allows the engine to continue turning even when the vehicle is stopped. In an automatic transmission, this process is regulated by the torque converter and transmission fluid. The clutch operates two shafts, one in the transmission and the other in the engine, and uses friction to keep the transmission connected to the engine. If the clutch is engaged, the pressure plate pushes against a flywheel and joins the transmission to the engine. If the clutch is disengaged, the pressure plate pulls away from the flywheel, separating the transmission from the engine. The clutch makes switching gears possible. Some transmissions use hydraulic clutches while others use cable clutches. In both cases, routine clutch maintenance is required to keep all moving components operating efficiently. If you are concerned about the functionality of your clutch, be sure to contact us about a service.
A slipping or sticking clutch are both signs that you should have your clutch inspected. If your clutch slips, the friction material on the clutch disc may have worn away, which will loosen the contact between the disc and the flywheel. When a clutch sticks, the clutch fails to release all the way, and leaves the engine in limited contact with the transmission. This can create grinding noises and an inability to switch between gears. Too much free play and an overly stiff clutch are signs of an impending clutch inspection or adjustment. Most clutch adjustments concerning a hydraulic clutch involve examining, draining, and refilling the fluid reservoirs. In a clutch check and adjustment involving a cable driven clutch, our service staff will check the cable on the release arm, and make the necessary adjustments on the cables and hardware in your vehicle’s clutch mechanism. Neglecting a clutch adjustment or inspection when warning signs arise can cause serious damage to your engine and transmission.
We proudly service the Clutch Adjustment and Inspection needs of customers in Hilton Head Island, SC, Bluffton, SC, Beaufort, SC, and surrounding areas.
Areas Served :
Beaufort SC | Bluffton SC | Hilton Head Island SC | and surrounding areas